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Definition of Relay

Relay

  1. Relating to, or having the characteristics of, an auxiliary apparatus put into action by a feeble force but itself capable of exerting greater force, used to control a comparatively powerful machine or appliance.
  2. To lay again; to lay a second time; as, to relay a pavement.
  3. A supply of anything arranged beforehand for affording relief from time to time, or at successive stages; provision for successive relief.
  4. A supply of horses placced at stations to be in readiness to relieve others, so that a trveler may proceed without delay.
  5. A supply of hunting dogs or horses kept in readiness at certain places to relive the tired dogs or horses, and to continue the pursuit of the game if it comes that way.
  6. A number of men who relieve others in carrying on some work.
  7. In various forms of telegraphic apparatus, a magnet which receives the circuit current, and is caused by it to bring into into action the power of a local battery for performing the work of making the record; also, a similar device by which the current in one circuit is made to open or close another circuit in which a current is passing.

Relay Quotations

Gossip is a very dangerous tool. We should be more wary of the gossiper, and not the gossip they're trying to relay to you.
John Lydon

Gossip is a very dangerous tool. We should be more wary of the gossiper, and not the gossip they're trying to relay to you. 'Don't say I've told you, but...' When you hear that line, walk away from that person.
John Lydon

I love watching track and field - the 4x100 relay, the 100-(meter) dash, the 200-(meter) dash. To see what they're able to do, I love watching that.
LeBron James

I have no intention of lingering through a season, just to have a chance to be an alternate on a relay. I don't want that.
Carl Lewis

History is a relay of revolutions.
Saul Alinsky
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Relay Translations

relay in German is Relais, Staffel, Staffellauf
relay in Spanish is repetidor

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